Hanging With Andy

Hanging With Andy

I’d like to give a very special thank you to Christian Berman for capturing the days here with Andy and the whole crew.

It Takes a Village…

It Takes a Village…

Posted by on Aug 31, 2011 in Gardens + Artists | No Comments

It Takes a Village to Create a Garden Before Andy Cao arrived at Cornerstone fresh off a Leob fellowship at Harvard, I wondered what to expect. Would he be some holier-than-thou Designer with a severe case of badassitude? And his design team: a coterie of crackpots from LA, impossibly trendy in head-to-toe black? I needn’t […]

Andy Cao in SF Chronicle

Andy Cao in SF Chronicle

Posted by on Jul 23, 2011 in Press | No Comments

Andy Cao, Xavier Perrot at Cornerstone Gardens Lauren Reed-Guy, Chronicle Staff Writer – Wednesday, July 20, 2011 With chicken wire, cut crystal and an affinity for improvisation, landscape architects Andy Cao and Xavier Perrot are blurring the line between landscape design and art. This month, Cao and Perrot unveiled two new installations at Cornerstone Gardens […]

Head in the clouds

Head in the clouds

Posted by on Jul 9, 2011 in Calendar, Current Events | No Comments

What would a dream, where the lines of reality and fantasy merge, look like if it came to life? Decorated landscape designer Andy Cao explores this idea with his two new installations at Cornerstone Sonoma. Working with his design partner Xavier Perrot, Cao will unveil their creations at 5 p.m. Sunday, July 10. “A lot […]

Incidental Placemaking

Incidental Placemaking

Cornerstone welcomes globally celebrated landscape artist Andy Cao. Join us for his lecture Incidental Placemaking at The Sonoma Valley Museum of Art on Thursday, July 7 at 6:00pm. Andy will discuss contemporary landscape architecture focusing on his two new gardens currently being created at Cornerstone Sonoma. The museum is located at 551 Broadway in Sonoma, […]

Red Lanterns and White Clouds

Red Lanterns and White Clouds

Andy Cao, creator of the much loved Lullaby Garden, is back! Please join Cornerstone Sonoma in welcoming two spectacular new gardens by internationally recognized CAO I PERROT STUDIO + PLACE  entitled: Red Lantern and Bai Yun (White Cloud). Beginning at 10:00am, visitors will be welcomed to the gardens and Bai Yun and Red Lantern will […]

Of crystals, clouds & dim sum?

Of crystals, clouds & dim sum?

Posted by on Jun 21, 2011 in Current Events, Gardens + Artists | No Comments

So Andy Cao and Xavier Perrot are back for the first time since Cornerstone opened in 2004. Their landscape design/art studio, cao | perrot studio (based in LA and Paris, how cool is that?) created Lullaby Garden for Cornerstone back in the day. Now they’re back and better than ever with a few more (OK, […]